The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation members have today, 24 February 2021 arrested a 33 year-old suspect for allegedly defrauding her employer of over R1.6 million.
It is alleged that between 28 January 2019 and 24 October 2019, the suspect was employed as a financial administration manager at Zandspruit Homeowners Association NPC situated in Hoedspruit.
It is further alleged that the suspect created fictitious claims as if there were services rendered to the company and transferred the money into her own bank account as well as her husband’s account.
These financial shenanigans were discovered when the company was audited.
The suspect is expected to appear in the Hoedspruit Periodical Court on Thursday, 25 February 2021 to face charges relating to fraud.